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Unit details

ALL379 - Representing Australia

Year2015 unit information
Offering information:

ALL379 is offered in Trimester 3 Cloud (online) - in alternate years 2016, 2018 - ALL379 is offereed via Cloud (online) teaching mode only  - there will be no face to face teaching.

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 3 Cloud (Online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

This unit is available to students enrolled in Faculty of Arts and Education courses only.

Unit chair:A Miller
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours: This unit is offered via cloud (online) teaching mode only - there will be no face-to-face teaching

Note:

Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit has a cross-disciplinary perspective and suits the interests of students undertaking major sequences in Literary Studies, Australian Studies and Cultural Studies. In its focus on a range of textual modes and genres (visual and verbal; popular and literary; children’s and mainstream) it aims to foreground the diverse and contradictory perspectives which inform representations of Australia. It will draw on theories of representation to illuminate cultural differences as they manifest in contemporary texts.

Assessment

Annotated Bibliography, 1000 words, 25%
Postings to CloudDeakin, 1000 words, 25%
Individual research project, 2000 words, 50%

Unit Fee Information

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